Violations

  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in RS Pora sector, no casualties 12-07-2014 12:08 PM

    Srinagar: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the border on Saturday. Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian post Pindi in RS Pora sector on Saturday morning. The Indian posts retaliated the firing. There are no reports of casualties so far. ...
  • Panel probing allegations of SOP violations to report to IG, CRPF, Chhattisgarh 27-06-2014 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: A day after a serving CRPF commando Sujoy Mandal turned whistleblower on CNN-IBN, the CRPF has ordered an IG level inquiry into the allegations made. The probe panel will constitute of a DIG level officer and three members from outside. This team will submit its report to the...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire at Mendhar, India fires back 27-06-2014 10:30 AM

    Srinagar: There have been reports of another ceasefire violation in the Mendhar sector at the Line of Control. Heavy firing was reported from the Pakistani side from midnight till 4 am on Friday morning. The Indian Army also responded by firing back. The firing has now ceased. Army sources said...
  • NHRC Notice to MP Govt Over Atrocity Against Dalit Groom 25-06-2014 05:30 PM

    National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Government, seeking a report on alleged atrocity against a Dalit bridegroom for riding a horse during his wedding procession by some upper caste people in the state. The Commission issued a notice to the state Principal Secretary and...
  • Himachal: FIR against PK Dhumal, 2 others for violating service rules 19-06-2014 11:47 AM

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered an FIR against former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, former Additional Chief Secretary PC Kapoor and retired IPS officer AN Sharma for alleged violation of service rules. According to vigilance sources, an FIR against Sharma, Dhumal, who was also the then...
  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Kashmir 18-06-2014 10:59 PM

    Jammu: In the second time in two days, Pakistani troopers resorted to unprovoked firing at the Indian positions on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba today in the evening even after a flag meeting between the two sides during the day, an official said. A senior police officer...
  • US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh 17-06-2014 09:53 AM

    Washington: US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government's suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case. The US Department of Justice in a May 2 submission asked the Washington federal court "to recognize...
  • Man crossing LoC held by Army, handed over to police 16-06-2014 07:33 AM

    Jammu: The Indian Army on Sunday apprehended a man who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) into India in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir and handed him over to the police, an official said. "A civilian named Muhammad Hussain Faryab crossed the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector into our...
  • Government to work on steps to curb ceasefire violations along the LoC 14-06-2014 03:50 PM

    The Mendhar Sector of Poonch in Jammu echoed with Pakistani mortar shelling as their troops violated the ceasefire again on Friday. As politicians continue to pass the buck, the residents are left at the mercy of Indo-Pak politics. "We cannot go for talks when rear cattle and our structures are...
  • PM will take 'appropriate, positive decision' on ceasefire violation: Kalraj Mishra 14-06-2014 09:10 AM

    Union Minister Kalraj Mishra said on Thursday said India will never tolerate intrusion by any country into its territories and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take 'an appropriate and positive decision' on ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take positive decision on this issue (the...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah appeals to maintain calm along LoC 13-06-2014 05:34 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said, "The reports I've received was a quite intense exchange of fires on both sides, some shells landed in civilian areas to what extent it is an attempt to test the resolve of the new government, it's matter of speculation. I...
  • Indian forces fired in retailiation to Pakistan: Defence Ministry 13-06-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: After heavy firing was reported in the Mendhar sector of the Line of Control on Friday morning, Defence Ministry sources told CNN-IBN that it was the Pakistani Army which opened fire and the Indian side retaliated very strongly to it. Sources added that the top officials of the...
  • Modi replies to Sharif's letter, says he looks forward to working with Pak 13-06-2014 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: Days after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wrote to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing a desire to work with India, Modi too, has reciprocated the sentiment saying that he is looking forward to working with Pakistan. Sharif held a bilateral meeting with Modi on May 27 on...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC, no casualty 13-06-2014 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: In a major ceasefire violation by Pakistan, the entire Medhar area in the Poonch sector of the Line of Control has come under attack on Friday. Small arms, grenades and rocket propelling grenades were being used by the Pakistan Army since 7 AM. The Indian Army retaliated after heavy...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC, fires at Indian posts in Poonch 21-05-2014 02:22 PM

    Jammu: The Pakistan Army violated the bilateral ceasefire agreement in place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir firing unprovokedly at Indian positions near the LoC in Poonch district late Tuesday. The incident took place at Krishna Ghati area of the LoC. Defence spokesman Colonel Manish Mehta...
  • EC has no data on status of poll code violation cases of last three LS polls 15-05-2014 06:27 PM

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has no data or records on 'status' of various cases pertaining to violations of the model code of conduct in last three Lok Sabha elections, an RTI query has revealed. City-based activist Anil Galgali had filed an RTI query in this regard. He also...
  • EC examining Modi's video message, says DEC Vinod Zutshi 12-05-2014 09:43 PM

    The Election Commission on Monday said it was examining complaints that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi violated electoral laws by delivering a video message to voters when polling was underway in 41 constituencies, including Varanasi. "Yes, there was a complaint... The matter is under examination," Deputy EC Vinod Zutshi...
  • Smriti Irani not disqualified, says EC 12-05-2014 08:50 PM

    Denying reports of BJP candidate Smriti Irani being disqualified for exceeding expenditure limits, the Election Commission on Monday said it is premature to comment on the issue. "The statement of election expenses from candidates including Smriti Irani are yet to be received. These are supposed to be submitted to the...
  • BJP alleges EC bias, seeks action against Rahul Gandhi 08-05-2014 05:21 PM

    Rahul Gandhi had entered a polling booth even as voting was on in Amethi on Wednesday. ...
  • Relief for Beni Prasad Verma in poll code violation case 04-05-2014 05:05 PM

    In a relief to Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma, a local court has rejected the application moved by the district police seeking action against him in a case related to his alleged objectionable remark on Narendra Modi. Judicial Magistrate of Utraula, Rakesh Singh on Friday rejected the application moved...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire, fire at Indian posts in Mendhar 04-05-2014 10:39 AM

    Mendhar: Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday night by firing at Indian posts in the Mendhar sector of Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir. The violation was reported between 11.30 pm and 11.35 pm. The Pakistan Army started unprovoked firing using semi automatic and...
  • PUCL alleges rights violation during arrest of IM suspects 02-05-2014 06:41 PM

    A human rights body on Friday alleged that serious rights violations were committed by police forces while picking up suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Sikar in March this year. In a 44-page fact-finding report, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) also raised doubts about the timing...
  • 2 FIRs registered against Narendra Modi for poll code violation 01-05-2014 09:11 AM

    Two FIRs have been filed against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by Ahmedabad Crime Branch for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. ...
  • EC acts tough over poll code violation, 2 FIRs filed against Narendra Modi 30-04-2014 11:20 PM

    Tirupathi\Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi, the man widely touted to be the next Indian Prime Minister, was probably in for a surprise when the Ahmedabad Crime Branch filed two FIRs against him and some TV channels on Wednesday on the directives of the Election Commission for allegedly violating the model code of...
  • Pak violates ceasefire, fires grenades on Indian posts 28-04-2014 11:12 AM

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated the ceasefire yet again as it fired grenades into Indian territory early on Monday. The firing started at 6 am. The rocket-propelled grenades were fired at Army posts in Rajouri near the Line of Control (LoC). The Army responded by firing back. ...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along the LoC, heavy firing reported 25-04-2014 01:17 PM

    Jammu: Heavy firing has been reported along the LoC in the Kerni sector in Poonch. According to sources, firing started at 9 am on Friday has been continuing intermittently. Small arms and automatic weapons have been reportedly used. "Pak troops resorted to small arms firing and mortars firing on Indian...
  • Congress demands FIR against Modi for 'violation' of model code 24-04-2014 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls on Thursday. "We do not want just issuing of notice. We want action. FIR...
  • Union minister Salman Khurshid booked for violating model code of conduct 23-04-2014 11:57 PM

    An FIR was on Wednesday registered against Union minister Salman Khurshid and one of his supporters for alleged violation of poll code here. Khurshid, it is alleged that held an election meeting in the evening here after the prescribed time for the campaigning was over. The case was registered at...
  • Two non-bailable warrants issued against RJD MP Prabhunath Singh 21-04-2014 09:09 PM

    A court in Bihar's Saran district on Monday issued two Non-Bailable Warrants (NBWs) against RJD MP Prabhunath Singh and others in connection with two cases lodged against them for poll-related offences. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anil Kumar Jha issued the warrants against Singh and others after the police prayed for custody...
  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP 18-04-2014 08:09 PM

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanentstatus. Holding that Yadav has prima facie...